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David J. Winters

CEO, Portfolio Manager

David J. Winters, a managing member of Wintergreen Advisers, LLC, is primarily responsible for the management of the Fund's portfolio, and has responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Fund. Mr. Winters holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Prior to forming Wintergreen Advisers in May 2005, Mr. Winters held various positions with Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC, including, president, chief executive officer and chief investment officer. Mr. Winters led the Mutual Series group of global and domestic equity value funds and served as the chief investment officer of Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC with assets under management in excess of $35 billion as of March 31, 2005. Mr. Winters also served as the portfolio manager of the Mutual Discovery Fund during the period beginning February 1, 2000 through May 10, 2005, and other client accounts managed in a similar investment style. Mr. Winters had been a member of the management team of the Mutual Series since 1987. He was named director of research in 2000, and was promoted to president and chief investment officer in 2001.

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Liz Cohernour

Chief Operating Officer

Liz Cohernour has over thirty years of legal experience.  Prior to co-founding Wintergreen Advisers in 2005, she served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President at Mutual Series.  Ms. Cohernour has responsibility for non-investment operations of Wintergreen.  She holds a Juris Doctor degree.